This week, Anna and Maria discuss stress. We all experience it… but we each experience stress in different ways and manage it differently. Our co-hosts delve into the causes and types of stress, how stress is different for both young adults and for creative people, and the mind-body connection in regards to stress. They ultimately provide some possible ways to develop a better relationship with stress, and recognizing that managing stress is a question of changing our perspective on time.
Mentioned in this episode:
Our episode with Katie Dalebout
Our episode on periods
Zen proverb on meditation: "You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes a day, unless you're too busy; then you should sit for an hour."
This week's quote:
“But for me, philosophically, stress is a perverted relationship to time. So that rather than being a subject of your own time, you have become its target and victim, and time has become routine. So at the end of the day, you probably haven’t had a true moment for yourself. And you know, to relax in and to just be…” — John O’Donohue, interviewed by Krista Tippett for On Being